Poll weighs Americans' attitudes about pain meds

04/10/2013 | Hill, The

Sixty-three percent of Americans said they know someone who has taken prescription drugs to treat severe pain, according to a poll by advocacy group Research!America. Fifty-two percent said they support restricting how health care providers may prescribe potentially addictive painkillers. "We shouldn't shy away from research on new pain treatments based on fears of abuse. The suffering is simply too great," Research!America's Mary Woolley said.

View Full Article in:

Hill, The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
President/Chief Executive Officer
MedCost
Winston-Salem, NC
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA
Director, Payer Marketing
Avalere Health
Washington, DC
Actuary
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Chief Medical Officer, Texas Children's Health Plan
Cejka Executive Search for Texas Childre's Health Plan
Houston, TX